Rocket League is Free-2-Play – Now we know when

Rocket League becomes Free-2-Play. A big update heralds the event and brings new features into the game.

Rocket League

Rocket League: Free for everyone

From the September 23rd, the fast-paced Autoball game is free for everyone. To celebrate, the developers are holding an in-game event, the Llama-Rama, shortly after the launch, for which further details will be announced next week.

Rocket League is also available in mini

Bone Shaker Rocket League Entertainment '19 1:64 Hot Wheels FYP64 DMC55

Bone Shaker Rocket League Entertainment '19 1:64 Hot Wheels FYP64 DMC55

First of all, it suits us an update for all platforms before to lay the foundation for this big change. You can look forward to numerous new features and improvements in Rocket League:

  • New quick chats
  • Heatseeker in private matches
  • Larger item pool for trade ups
  • Solo standard removed
  • New bot difficulty
  • New Merc hitbox
  • Rocket League X Monstercat Remixes
  • Updated menu
  • Changes to Achievements

Where do you get the game?

Rocket League will soon be removed from Steam sales and available exclusively in the Epic Games Store, as the studio was acquired by Epic Games in May 2019.

It pays to be fast because if you like the game between September 23rd and October 23rd, 2020 add to your EGS library, you will receive a 10 dollar voucher (probably 10 euros), which you can use in the shop for games and add-ons from 14.99 euros.

If you like fast cars, you might also like GTA 5. You can currently save a lot in the PlayStation Store. Until October 1st, 2020 you get the "GTAV Premium Online Edition and CashCard" The White Shark "Bundle" for 32.39 euros instead of 44.99 euros.

Original article from July 22, 2020:

Rocket League becomes free-to-play

If you've been struggling to purchase Rocket League, now the news is very good. Psyonix announces that the game will become a free-to-play title in a few weeks. If you already own the game, you will receive a few rewards for it.

While most of the popular multiplayer releases are in the shooter genre, it's nice to see when a game like Rocket League is still firmly entrenched in the industry today. If you still haven't bought the game, you'll soon have no excuse not to play it, because in a few weeks it will be a free-to-play title. But even if you already own the game, you won't forget – there are a few bonuses waiting for you.

Rocket League: Only available from the Epic Games Store

The game's becoming a free-to-play title isn't the only good news, as Psyonix announced that there will be numerous improvements. The menu is to be significantly refined in order to "facilitate orientation in the game" and important functions such as tournaments and challenges are also being revised.

Besides, that has Team behind the game promisedthat cross-platform gaming is made possible. This is a good idea, because after all, the game will only be available through the Epic Games Store shortly. "The Steam version will no longer be available for download for new players," said the studio. If you already own the game on Steam, don't worry, you can still play it from there.

If you already own the game, you will be richly rewarded. In addition to the legacy status, there are:

  • Any DLC released before the change to the free-to-play title
  • The title β€œEst. 20XX β€œ, which shows the year you have been playing Rocket League
  • More than 200 normal items are upgraded to legacy quality
  • Golden cosmos boost
  • Dieci-Oro wheels
  • Huntress banner

What do you think about Rocket League becoming a free-to-play title? Do you already own the game? Please write us in the comments.

Jasmin Peukert
Jasmin Peukert, GIGA expert for games, anime, Final Fantasy 14 and League of Legends.

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